MONDAY THE 27TH OF MARCH
The weather has been good and like all Mondays now they’re busy days. We were at the vets in Cashel getting passports updated so hounds that are sold can leave for the UK. We also had John Nolan here ear marking pups and we’ve been to Shelbourne Park for trails and the traffic was a nightmare coming home. The sales department has been very good the past 7 days so thanks to everybody who bought a hound.
ON THE OPEN RACES SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD TWO WINNERS LAST NIGHT AT TOWCASTER MERLINS MATE AND YOUR KIDDING.
TUESDAY THE 28TH OF MARCH
We had heavy rain till lunchtime today. wWe had hounds leave with Ross Milles that are sold going to the UK. I had another trip to the vets to get more passports work done. At the kennels we tidied the garages did maintenance work and minding all the new-born pups
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK, WE HAVE ONE RUNNER TONIGHT AT SHEFEILD BLUEY BOY
WEDNESDAY THE 29TH OF MARCH
Were doing Wednesdays journal on Thursday evening. We needed meat and we also had the meet the Northern Ireland transport people as we had broods coming back from the Dumphy’s stud and we also had a hound that was sold going to the north. At the kennels it was a day for preparing hounds for schooling which took the whole day
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE ONE RUNNER AT HARLOW SWIFT ACQUIT
THURSDAY THE 30TH OF MARCH
The weather is good. We did maintenance work tidied the vans up we had another trip to the vets for passport work at the kennels we started doing a major swap around with pup’s saplings and kennel dogs
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE TWO RUNNERS AT NEWCASTLE TONIGHT SWIFT SILLY IN THE FINAL OF THE CATEGORY ONE NORTHEN FLAT (an unbelievable achievement for a lady who’s still a pup to reach category one final as tonight’s will be only her fifth race) ALSO AT NEWCASTLE WRAYSBURY ROYAL
FRIDAY THE 31ST OF MARCH
Were doing Fridays journal on Sunday morning. We had John O’Reilly here checking hounds that are schooling. We went to the Cash and Carry, the hardware shop and collected supplies. We also prepared hounds for schooling. The day went well.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE 7 RUNNERS AT OXFORD SWIFT QUAD, WOTA SWELL PARTY, MUXTON LOTTIE, SWIFT QUINCEY AND SLIDER MCCOY AND AT ROMFORD WE HAVE SUPA NOVA AND BROWN EYED BOY
SATURDAY THE 1ST OF APRIL
Our paper from the UK was delivered on Saturday so that had to be packed away. We had to get rid of all the waste and we also had to do maintenance work. We got through everything well.
ON THE OPEN RACE AT THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER AT ROMFORD LAST NIGHT SUPA NOVA. TONIGHT WE HAVE 7 RUNNERS AT CRAYFORD WE HAVE SWIFT BAWDY AND MOHICAN TARA AT HOVE WE HAVE SWIFT UKARAIN AND CLONA URIEL AT SHEFIELD SWIFT CHARMING, RANCHES REBEL AND SWIFT JOCK
Sunday 2nd April:
Its going to be a typical Sunday and my head lad Padgie has the day off. The weather is good so we will do a massive tidy. We have paperwork to do, we have lists to make and we will wash the vans. Whatever happens I will be finished for 4:40pm to watch Newcastle United play Man Utd.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD TWO WINNERS LAST NIGHT: CLONA URIEL AT HOVE AND SWIFT UKRAINE. TONIGHT WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS. AT TOWCESTER SWIFT LOVES, SWIFT HIPSTER AND MOHICAN ROSE.